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Technology and the Modern TEFL/TESOL Teacher and Classroom

Technology and the Modern TEFL/TESOL Teacher and Classroom   To many people, it is no surprise that the use of computers and technology in the modern TEFL classroom has such a strong presence. To be a successful teacher, it is a must that you at least possess a working knowledge of the tools mentioned below.  […]

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What do breakeven wages mean when teaching English in Nicaragua?

What does breakeven even mean?   When figuring out where you want to teach in the world, money is always a big factor.  How much money will I make is always at the top of the list of questions people ask me. In this article, we are going to explain exactly what break even means, […]

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I am a certified teacher, do I need a TEFL/TESOL certification?

By Amanda Denney As a former licensed teacher in the United States, with a university degree in English education, a question I’m often asked is, “why did you pay for an EFL/ESL certification?” Since you’re already a licensed teacher with experience, you don’t really need that extra piece of paper, do you?   I came […]

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Teaching English Abroad Webinar: International TEFL Academy Nicaragua

Get paid teaching English, and see the world! Learn about TEFL/TESOL certification, accreditation, and the English teaching markets in Nicaragua, and abroad in the comprehensive, 47 minute video. You will be able to understand the benefits of TEFL/TESOL certifications, and the basics of finding a job as a professionally trained English teacher in Nicaragua, or […]

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A Day In The Life Of A TEFL Student

​ Editor’s note: This article was updated May 23, 2017. Dedicated to all of our students success, ITA Nicaragua goes above and beyond to make sure that each individual student not only becomes a capable and professional EFL/ESL teacher that is confident in the classroom, but also that they have an amazing experience here in […]

8 Reasons To Take Your TEFL Class In Nicaragua.

8. Nicaraguan Topography. Nicaragua, “The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes” is a developing country with endless possibilities.  Nicaragua has something for everyone, from pristine coastlines, volcano hikes, abundant arrays of wild orchids, amazing local food, artisans, and shopping, Nicaragua is a feast waiting to be indulged in.  At about the size of Alabama, Nicaragua is […]

What is the difference between the 4 week onsite, and the 11 week online class?

There are benefits to both the 4 week onsite TEFL course, and the 11 week online TEFL course, and ultimately the choice is up to you.  History proves that the overwhelming majority of people take the online course.  This post is here to highlight the main differences for you. TIME: It is necessary to understand what […]

What Are The English Language Schools Like In Nicaragua?

So, most people want to know beforehand what an English language school or classroom in Nicaragua will look like.  Well, we have the answer to your question.  Listed below are three English language schools.  English Language Institute at American Nicaraguan School in Managua, Wall Street English in Managua, and UNAN-Leon Centro de Idiomas in Leon.

7 Great Tips For Making Sure You Don’t Go Wrong When Choosing Your TEFL Course

Choosing the right TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification class will play a critical role in providing you with the training, qualifications and job placement assistance you need to get hired to teach English abroad. To avoid putting a serious crimp in realizing your goals of living and teaching English overseas, here are 7­ critical mistakes to […]

What is accreditation and why is it important to hold an accredited TEFL certification?

Accreditation is a method of quality assurance for educational and professional certifications that incorporates review and approval from a recognized independent organization in the field.  The question of accreditation and standards for courses to Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is frequently raised and can be one of the most confusing issues confronting those […]

8 Reasons to Take Your TEFL Certification Course in Nicaragua

8. Nicaraguan Topography. Nicaragua, “The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes” is a developing country with endless possibilities.  Nicaragua has something for everyone, from pristine coastlines, volcano hikes, abundant arrays of wild orchids, amazing local food, artisans, and shopping, Nicaragua is a feast waiting to be indulged in.  At about the size of Alabama, Nicaragua is […]